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local plum hand pies

plum hand pies - easy to make

September signals the slow end of a glorious summer but with it comes the bounty of the harvest.  Stone fruits in Nova Scotia are in full swing now and I CANNOT get enough of peaches and plums!  I recently purchased a bag of plums from Noggins Corner Farm Market and wanted to make hand pies…

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Coconut Cream Pie

coconut cream pie

If you’ve ever been on a road trip, then you know truck stops and diners have the best food.  They also have the best desserts…usually.  The veneer of a truck stop or diner won’t lure you in on looks alone, but the food in my experience, has been really good.  And it has to be. …

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Aussie Meat Pies

Meat pies in Australia and New Zealand are what apple pie is to North America – iconic. Years ago John and I visited Australia and everyone kept telling us to try the Aussie meat pies.  Not one to turn down an opportunity to see what all the fuss was, we tried our very first meat…

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Apple Pie in a Jar

Apple pie conjures up good, wholesome food made by grandmothers and moms.  There’s something so pleasing to the senses when a pie is baking in the oven.  The aromas immediately say ‘welcome’.  I wonder, though, why the pie is made in a round plate and not a square.  Is it because it’s easier to lift…

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